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Seals phone home

Seals are to be given mobile phone technology to "phone home" new insights into their whereabouts, feeding and behaviour.

Sea water improvement plan

£300,000 worth of works to improve the sea water quality at the University of St Andrews' Sea Mammal Research Unit are to commence next week (w/c 10 June 2002).

Biologists share multi-million dollar funding

Scotland's marine biologists have been awarded a share of a $5 million international grant to develop new instruments for collecting information about marine mammals and create digital databases on the diversity, distribution and abundance of marine life throughout the world.

Device to cut dolphin deaths

Scots marine biologists are joining forces with fishermen to develop a new device that will help prevent dolphins becoming caught in trawl nets.